Multi-asset trading services company OANDA has appointed Lisa Shemie as general counsel and corporate secretary.
Shemie will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s legal function worldwide and sit on the executive committee from her base in New York.
Bringing 20 years of experience, Shemie joins OANDA from Cboe Global Markets, where she was chief legal officer of each of Cboe’s foreign exchange trading venues, Cboe FX Markets and Cboe SEF. Before that, she spent 15 years working in finance, including at JPMorgan Chase.
In addition, Shemie has served on the Financial Markets Lawyers Group, which comprises senior lawyers of FX market participants who meet under the guidance of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She also served as co-chair of the Market Structure Subcommittee of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Market Risk Advisory Committee and as chair of the Foreign Exchange Professionals Association.